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Engineering Program Manager

AMP Robotics

AMP Robotics

Louisville, CO, USA
Posted on Friday, April 19, 2024

AMP is applying AI-powered sortation at scale to modernize the world's recycling infrastructure and maximize the value in waste. AMP gives waste and recycling leaders the power to harness AI to reduce labor costs, increase resource recovery, and deliver more reliable operations. With hundreds of deployments across North America, Asia, and Europe, AMP’s technology offers a transformational solution to waste sortation and changes the fundamental economics of recycling.

Headquartered in Louisville, Colorado, the Denver Post and BuiltIn Colorado have recognized AMP as one of the state's top workplaces. AMP also has operations and career opportunities outside of Atlanta and Cleveland, as well as in Europe. We’re fostering an environment where passionate individuals can grow and create impact. We seek unconventional thinkers to join our mission to enable a world without waste; at AMP, your contributions have meaning and can spur change. With backing from top-tier investors and national recognition including North American Cleantech Company of the Year, we’re always seeking ways to better our operations, raising the bar on innovation, and looking to collaborate and improve in what we do. Learn more at AMPSortation.com.

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AMP is hiring a driven and proactive Engineering Program Manager (EPM) reporting to the Director of Hardware Engineering in Louisville, CO, with a weekly mix of in-office and work from home days. The ideal candidate will have technical program management experience across multiple engineering disciplines, as well as exposure to the cross-functional departments with whom you will partner to realize new products and facilities, including product management, sales, software, operations, and procurement.

As an EPM at AMP, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Guide multi-disciplinary project teams developing new technologies, large-scale new facility builds, and retrofit improvement programs in pursuit of AMP’s vision for a world without waste
  • Develop, manage, and communicate project schedules, budgets, goals, and deliverables to the project teams and cross-functional stakeholders
  • Execute project plans while closely monitoring performance metrics
  • Collaborate with leadership to troubleshoot project issues, assess allocation of resources, and continually mitigate risk as projects unfold and as new work requests arise
  • Exercise swift and sound judgment to make critical project changes as required, while assessing risks and controlling scope
  • Host and drive a variety of meetings, including internal engineering meetings, interdepartmental program alignment meetings, and phase gate reviews
  • Accelerate the pace of product development by leveraging and implementing project management best practices

Your background and experience will include:


  • 3-5+ years of demonstrated success guiding cross-functional engineering programs in an Engineering Program/Project Management role in which you were responsible for the program budget, schedule, and scope
  • Exemplary written communication and public speaking skills, which you exercise to lead team meetings and engage with stakeholders at all levels of the company
  • The ability to independently and diplomatically solve complex challenges with a positive attitude and sound judgment, escalating issues to leadership when necessary
  • Knowledge of product development principles gained through professional experience, including a comprehensive understanding of the product development processes for different engineering disciplines and how they interact
  • A degree in a relevant engineering field or related degree/work experience


  • Experience synthesizing project inputs from wide range of engineering disciplines: mechanical, software, electrical, and robotics are preferred
  • Experience successfully planning scope, schedule and budgets for multiple large-scale projects and executing within those parameters
  • Proficiency in authoring technical requirements documents and presentations to communicate engineering designs and procedures to a wide audience
  • Experience managing and analyzing large datasets as well as an ability to distill quantifiable and subjective data points from many stakeholders into succinct decision matrices
  • A knack for gracefully managing shifting priorities and a comfort with delegation in order to leverage your, and the team’s, finite bandwidth
  • Proficiency with project management tools including Jira, Confluence, and Smartsheets
  • Familiarity with Solidworks to reference relevant design files and assemblies

Working Conditions/Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

Working Location(s):

  • Office located in Louisville, CO with work from home days.

Travel Requirements:

  • Less than 5%

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Other duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Salary & Compensation Information: $95,000 - $125,000 per year

Equity Grant: The candidate selected for this role will be recommended for a stock option grant commensurate with the position and the candidate’s qualifications.

Benefits Information:

  • Medical - The company covers up 85% to 100% of the premium for Cigna medical healthcare plans depending on the selection. Employees pay the difference in premium if they select a more expensive plan. Up to 75% for dependents.
  • Dental, Vision, Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance: The company covers the cost of Basic Life / AD&D 1 x Salary, option to purchase additional through New York Life
  • Benefits start the day you start
  • HSA Eligible Health Plans, Employer Monthly Contributions on Dependent and Individual Plans
  • 401(k) retirement plan (non-matching)
  • FTO - Flexible Time Off
  • 6 Accrued Sick Days
  • Eight (8) paid holidays

We'll consider applications on an ongoing basis.